Memories of Dinnington

Walks With My Mum

I recently went for a walk with my mum Enid, to the bluebell wood. This wood has many names, Kings Wood, Long Thwaite Wood, to mention a couple. It evoked memories of my ...Read full memory

Trolley Racing

At the age of 11 nothing was more valuable than a set of old pram wheels. Using a 4-foot plank (this is old money) for the base. To sit on, we fastened a short piece to the back with ...Read full memory

Dinnington Miners' Welfare Centre

The Miners' Welfare Centre was a Godsend to everybody. There were swings, roundabouts, and the rocking horse on the left where I spent many a happy hour when I was a ...Read full memory

Remember Me??

I lived in Coronation Road, drove coaches for Excelsior Continential of Lordens Hill. I also played Rugby for Dinington Old Boys. I lived with my friend and his wife Dave Best, I was friendly with a lovely young lady Sarah Williams . Does any one remember me or can they put me in touch with Sarah???

A memory of Dinnington by Barrie Hain

Happy Memories

My favourite memory when I first went to Anston Park was dinner lady, Mrs Bunfield. She was so lovely and kind and used to hold my hand in the playground, I was really shy then. I loved my time at the school.

Anston Water Rats

My father, Eric Gray born 1925, lived in Laughton Common can remember a saying he used when he was at school - Anston water rats, Dinnington Bugs, Laughton Commoners will bash ...Read full memory

A memory of Dinnington

Coal Picking

I remember climbing to the top of the pit stack and watching the world go by. You could see for miles sat there on those wooden sleepers. I also remember collecting bits of coal from ...Read full memory

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